Here, in this blog, you will get to know the best way to backup Outlook OST file to PST with the help of free manual method. Before going on the process to backup Outlook OST file to PST, let us know some situations in which many users wants to backup Outlook data file OST.
Now we are going to explain you the step-by-step process of manual and automated methods. However, if the you cannot complete the operation using a manual method, then you can seek the help of an automated solution that we have discussed below to resolve this issue.
Archiving is not exactly backing up the OST file; it is more like moving your important data on to a separate folder in Outlook. Remember archiving doesn't backup Outlook contacts, know how to backup and move Outlook Contacts here.
You can follow these set of instruction given below to archive Outlook:
Above both methods is useful for backup Outlook OST file to PST. However, there are certain limitations to these methods:
If you are faced with any of these limitations, you will not be able to back up Outlook OST file to PST using manual methods. However, we have an automated solution to overcome these limitations: you can use an OST converter tool to backup Outlook OST file to PST within few clicks accurately. The software helps:
Aside from these features, the software also helps with the Compact and Split option to further minimize the risk of PST file corruption.
Step 1: Install and Run OST to PST Converter software on your system. Check the 'Add file' option to upload OST data files on tool's panel.
Step 2: The tool will automatically pick the default location of OST files and load it on software’s panel. Click the scan option.
Step 3: Now, check the desired folder from the listed folders and click on Next button.
Step 4: Choose the desired file saving option in which you want to backup OST file data. And also enter the file destination where you want to save the data on your local system after backup.
Step 5: here, the software also provides you an optional option with which you can easily backup Outlook OST file in Office 365 & Live Exchange Server platform. You just need to enter your User ID and Password and click Connect tab given below.
Step 6: Once the backup process is completed, the tool will give the completion message as shown in the screenshot given below.